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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

For overseas students seeking to become a builder or manager of small to medium-sized building businesses.

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Program Overview

The building professional may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the state or territory. Throughout the course you will learn the professional skills and knowledge required for the management, supervision and administration of residential, industrial and commercial building projects.

With many comprehensive building elements will be incorporated into project based learning, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and research skills in an environment of self-paced learning, which includes study tours and site visits.

For the 2020 International Course Guide, Application Form, International Student Handbook and more, visit our International Students page




CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) TMG College Australia


Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)  

    CRICOS Code: 093839E 

  • Subjects

    The CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) includes 18 Subjects:

    Core Subjects

    BSBWHS503 – Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
    BSBPMG513 – Manage project quality
    BSBPMG517 – Manage project risk
    CPCCBC4001A – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
    CPCCBC4003A – Select and prepare a construction contract
    CPCCBC4004A – Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
    CPCCBC4010B – Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
    CPCCBC4013A – Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
    CPCCBC5001B – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
    CPCCBC5002A – Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
    CPCCBC5003A – Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
    CPCCBC5010B – Manage construction work
    CPCCBC5018A – Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings


    Elective Subjects

    CPCCBC5005A – Select and manage building construction contractors
    CPCCBC5011A – Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
    CPCCBC5004A – Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
    BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    BSBITU402 – Manage and use complex spreadsheets

  • Entry Requirements

    Intended overseas students must satisfy the following requirements: 

    • Age: Must be 18 years or over  
    • English proficiency level: An IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG College Australia English language test 
    • Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent

    Students are required to undertake aLanguage Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment. These will assist with identification of any support needs.

  • Duration and Intensity

    78 weeks (including 18 weeks of holidays).

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to Face Training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement. 

    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a Mobile Manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed Mode Training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Online, Face to Face and Workplace Based.  

  • Assessment

    Assessment Methods may include: 

    • Written Questions 
    • Project Work 
    • Case Study’s 
    • Role plays 
    • Workplace Based Tasks/Observations  
  • Pathways

    Students who complete this program are able to undertake the CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) or the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management. 

  • Your Career

    The following employment pathways are available to learners who complete this program:

    • Builder (Commercial or Domestic)
    • Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
    • Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.


    *Licensing regimes for building and Construction differ between States and Territories in Australia.

  • Fees

    Course fee is $14,250 plus material fee of $300.

    The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
  • Locations

    This Qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD
  • Upcoming Classes


    • July 20
    • August 24
    • October 12
    • November 16



    • January 25
    • March 1
    • April 19
    • May 24
    • July 12
    • August 16
    • October 4
    • November 8
  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of Qualification if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG’s matched qualifications.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TMG. 

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